Fair Trade Games & Puzzles

Below are fair trade games and puzzles, handcrafted by artisans, perfect for the coffee table or playing with friends.  Enjoy your game knowing that your purchase is also bringing joy to the lives of others.

(NOTES: Prices and availability may change without notice.  If you buy through some of these links, a small amount will come back to help support our mission.)

Artruism Imports Cat Puzzle Box. Handcarved and fair trade.

Supporting artists around the world. They offer beautifully carved, wooden fair trade puzzle boxes.

Prices: $24

Made Trade Transportation Memory Game, handmade by refugees.
Made Trade

"Goods sourced ethically, traded fairly, and selected artfully." They sell memory match and other fun educational games for young children, handmade by refugees.

Prices: $18 - $70

Amani Ya Juu memory game. Handmade and fair trade. https://amaniafrica.org/search?q=games
Amani Ya Juu

"A social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women."  They sell fair trade memory games and bottlecap checkers for kids.

Prices: $26 - $36

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For a list of brands selling ethically-made board games, scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Ten Thousand Villages travel chess set. Fair trade. https://www.tenthousandvillages.com/games-puzzles
Ten Thousand Villages

"The original fair trader," started in 1946! They sell handcrafted fair trade puzzles and games , including chess, mancala, checkers and more.  (To find their products in a retail shop near you, click here.)

Prices: $5 - $175

Papillon fair trade travel checkers game, made in Haiti. https://papillonmarketplace.com/collections/kids?page=2
Papillon Enterprise

""Creating jobs for mothers & fathers who don’t want to have to abandon their children to an orphanage because they can’t feed them." They offer fair trade travel games, including checkers and tic-tac-toe.

Prices: $12 - $24

Mercy House tic-tac-toe game for kids. Fair trade. https://mercy-house.myshopify.com/collections/kids
Mercy House Shop

"A global marketplace and the beautiful products in this shop are made by women empowered by Mercy House Global." They sell fair trade games for kids, including checkers, tic-tac-toe and memory match.

Prices: $8 - $20

The Village Country Store fair trade wooden dice. https://www.thevillagecountrystore.com/collections/childrens-play
The Village Country Store

Fair trade and fairly made goods from around the globe.  They offer beautiful wooden fair trade toys and puzzles, including dice, dominoes, tic-tac-toe and more.

(Use the code: ShopWithLeeAnne for 10% off your entire order!)

Prices: $15 - $35

Amma's Umma 3D Wooden Flower Puzzle.
Amma's Umma

"An ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions."  They offer high quality wooden games and puzzles for kids.

Prices: $22 - $36

Market Haiti 500-piece pzzle depicting Haiti. https://markethaiti.com/collections/gifts/products/haiti-houses-puzzle-500-pieces
Market Haiti

""A market place designed to empower & market Haitian artisans in their work." They sell a 500-piece puzzle depicting houses in Haiti.

Prices: $25


If your family (like mine) is into board games, check out these board game manufacturers we buy from which we have vetted to ensure they have a strong connection to the factories which make their games and can vouch for the conditions there.

AEG: Alderac Entertainment Group

Days of Wonder

Floodgate Games

Fantasy Flight Games

Iello Games

Repos Production

CMON: Cool Mini Or Not

Panda Game Manufacturing

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